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Victims and the Parole System

Regardless of the nature of the offense, the most important aspect of any criminal trial is the victim and their family. Ensuring that the sentence best fits the criminal and the victim is essential to meeting the vision of our judicial system. However, many forget the victim.

What is the relationship between victims and the parole system? Should the victims be entitled to give victim impact statements? Why, or why not?

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Regardless of the nature of the offense, the most important aspect of any criminal trial is the victim and their family. Ensuring that the sentence best fits the criminal and the victim is essential to meeting the vision of our judicial system. However, many forget the victim has a direct impact on our parole system. Below we'll discuss the relationship between victims and the parole system as well as whether or not the victims should be entitled to give victim impact statements.

The relationship between victims and our parole ...

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